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Book Review: Diamonds (Life According To Maps, #2) – Nash Summers

DiamondsPublished October 16th 2015
Genre: Young Adult
Length: 71 pages, ebook
Ebook ASIN: B016B3WFZM
Characters: Maps Wilson, Lane Rhodes
Blurb: Maps’ kingdom is crumbling before his eyes.
His parents are forcing him to get a job, there’s a new kid at school who won’t stop staring at him, and his best friend is too busy thinking about girls to help Maps deal with his real problems.
Worst of all,
Maps is lost.
And none of the roads on his map are leading to Lane.

“Who needs a psychiatrist when you have the internet? I can diagnose myself. I’m very capable, you know.”

What a perfect follow-up to Maps. I loved him in the first book and I love him even more here! I mean, Maps is Maps. Maps is perfect and him and his best friend Benji are perfect bffs together.

Here, Maps’ parents are forcing him to find a job like a perfectly normal high schooler. It’s perfectly normal right? Not with Maps though, for him it was absurdly       preposterous. Besides, he needs time for all of his experimentations and time to think about Lane all day and everyday. He doesn’t miss him, tho. Lane is away for a “stupid” baseball camp and Maps doesn’t miss him at all. Nope, he was not thinking about him every minute of the day!

What a truly delightful sequel! I never thought I’d be so enamored with a YA character such as Maps! His histrionics are fantabulous! The humor and the side characters are just totally spot on!

And there’s also Lane. What a wonderful guy! I loved that he and Max finally have a bigger conflict on how to define whatever they have. It was fantastic! Just beautiful! And too sweet! Lane’s being vulnerable and all was just too much! Too endearing!

This book was such a perfect follow up I never want it to finish. Seriously, can we get three more books from Maps and get their story until they get married and have little baby Maps and baby Lane?  ^^ *sigh*

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Buy Links:
Amazon | AllRomance | Smashwords

About The Author
Nash Summers rarely has any idea what she’s doing. But, when she likes to pretend, she pretends by writing stories at the pace of drying paint. And if that wasn’t exhilarating enough, Nash enjoys absolute silence, general politeness, and waiting her turn in line.
Needless to say—she’s a genuine hellraiser.

Website: http://www.nashsummers.com

Book Review: Maps (Life According to Maps #1) – Nash Summers

 

Maps CoverPublished January 12th 2015Genre: Young Adult
Length: 80 pages, ebook
Ebook ASIN: B00RS96EYM
Characters: Maps Wilson, Lane Rhodes
Blurb: If Maps ruled the world, his best pal Benji would be court jester, and every day would celebrate a new experiment. No, scratch that. If Maps ruled the world, his best pal would still be living next door, and there wouldn’t be any gap-toothed new guy staring at him as if he’s bonkers. Pity Maps doesn’t rule the world . . .

Maps is just beyond adorable! His character  is perfection! There’s no way not to love Maps! Maps (the book and the character) came before Rust (Fawn) and their characterization resemble such charm that you’d most likely not forget for a long period of time. What a beautiful, fun and quirky character!

I just loved the easy vibe of the story. I loved that Maps has Benji as his bestfriend. I loved that Maps’ parents are super-cool! I even love that little demon of a chile Miss Madam Sprinkle! LOL

And of course, there is Lane. Lane with his gapped front teeth and a Ken-doll hair. Gawd, these two are just beyond adorable I wanna adopt them!!!

I cannot wait to read the second book…in 5, 4, 3, 2,…

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Buy Links:
Amazon | AllRomance | Smashwords

About The Author
Nash Summers rarely has any idea what she’s doing. But, when she likes to pretend, she pretends by writing stories at the pace of drying paint. And if that wasn’t exhilarating enough, Nash enjoys absolute silence, general politeness, and waiting her turn in line.
Needless to say—she’s a genuine hellraiser.

Website: http://www.nashsummers.com

Book Review: Fawn – Nash Summers

FawnThis story was written as a part of the M/M Romance Group’sLove is an Open Road” event. Group members were asked to write a story prompt inspired by a photo of their choice. Authors of the group selected a photo and prompt that spoke to them and wrote a short story.

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You know that feeling when you have just experienced something magical and it leaves you breathless for a moment and then you close your eyes and upon opening them again, it’s as if you can see clearer. That is how I would describe my experience after reading Fawn.

Let me tell you how I’m so in love with Rust’s character. He’s definitely one of the most beautiful characters I’ve ever encountered and someone I wished I created myself. His characterization is almost otherworldly. Rust’ sweet innocence will put a smile in your face and will make your heart ache when reality strikes him with its hate and grim.

Ancel on the other is no stranger to the real world. He is a representation of a lot of hurt souls. He’s that creature who’s looking for that glimmer of hope that will save him from the dark abyss he’s been thrown into.

“I don’t need a chance at heaven. I just need a chance with you.”

This may just be one of the best stories I’ve read in years. The poetic rendition of the author with the prompt left me yearning for more. It made me happy and it made my heart ached at the same time. There’s just something magical about the author’s storytelling. This stirring narrative will bring you joy, will make you weep and will make you remember it for the longest time.

And you don’t even have to buy it.

Nash Summers, thank you for this gift.

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Published June 3rd 2015 by M/M Romance Group @ Goodreads

Download you free copy here: MM Romance Group

About The Author
Nash Summers rarely has any idea what she’s doing. But, when she likes to pretend, she pretends by writing stories at the pace of drying paint. And if that wasn’t exhilarating enough, Nash enjoys absolute silence, general politeness, and waiting her turn in line.
Needless to say—she’s a genuine hellraiser.